Archive du mois : avril 2018

‘Enemy’ rockets hit Hama, Aleppo military positions: Syrian speak TV 0

‘Enemy’ rockets hit Hama, Aleppo military positions: Syrian speak TV

Syrian state TV says that rockets have struck military positions in the countryside of Hama and Aleppo provinces.  A military source was quoted as saying by SANA that the « new aggression » by Syria’s enemies had taken place at around 10:30pm (19:30 GMT) on Sunday.  The state TV outlet aired images of what it said was the…

Recent HN: eight-bit Sounds – Studio2600 for the VCS (Atari 2600) 0

Recent HN: eight-bit Sounds – Studio2600 for the VCS (Atari 2600)

Instructions Move the joystick (cursor keys) around the grid to select tone (vertical axis) and frequency (horiziontal axis, values 0…31). Press the button (space bar) to play. Use Select and Reset switches (F11, F12) to change the audio volume. (Keyboard settings in the emulator may differ for locally saved presets. You may reset these by…

Dwelling Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over Windrush scandal 0

Dwelling Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over Windrush scandal

Amber Rudd finally bowed to massive pressure last night and quit saying she had to ‘take responsibility’ for misleading parliament over deportation targets for illegal migrants. With no sign of the scandal blowing over, the Home Secretary decided to fall on her sword rather than face more humiliation. ‘I feel it is necessary to do…

Twin explosions raze more than 20 in Afghanistan’s Kabul 0

Twin explosions raze more than 20 in Afghanistan’s Kabul

At least 21 people, including six journalists, have been killed and dozens wounded after two explosions hit Kabul, according to Afghan health officials. The blasts went off during rush hour on Monday morning in the Shash Darak area of the Afghan capital. In the first explosion, a suicide bomber detonated himself close to the National…

Why we mustn’t squeeze social sporting teams out of public spaces 0

Why we mustn’t squeeze social sporting teams out of public spaces

By Amanda Wise, Keith Parry, Kristine Aquino, Sarah Neal and Selvaraj Velayutham Updated April 30, 2018 14:59:40 Photo: Women face a number of barriers to participating in sport. For many, just finding and registering for a formal neighbourhood team is a leap into the unknown. (www.touchworldcup.com) Park soccer, social cricket and street basketball bring the…

A ban on HIV+ other folks practicing to be pilots could presumably presumably soon be lifted 0

A ban on HIV+ other folks practicing to be pilots could presumably presumably soon be lifted

Flying restrictions for pilots with a range of medical conditions could be lifted, after the European aviation regulator announced a review aimed at relaxing the rules. Currently, pilots suffering from a variety of ailments including HIV, severe asthma or allergies and heart conditions are subject to restrictions: up to and including a total ban on taking…

Kim Jong Un: “Wir wollen Belege sehen” 0

Kim Jong Un: « Wir wollen Belege sehen »

Die US-Regierung hat kühl auf die jüngsten Ankündigungen aus Nordkorea zur nuklearen Abrüstung reagiert. « Das haben wir schon früher gehört », sagte Präsident Donald Trumps Nationaler Sicherheitsberater John Bolton dem Sender CBS. Damit nahm er Bezug auf Berichte des südkoreanischen Präsidentensprechers Yoon Young Chan, Nordkorea wolle ein Atomtestgelände schließen und den Vorgang von US-amerikanischen und südkoreanischen…

Sperrung ab heute aufgehoben  – Riesen-Aufriss am Friederikenplatz 0

Sperrung ab heute aufgehoben – Riesen-Aufriss am Friederikenplatz

Hannover – Krachend reißt eine Fräse die Straße auf, schleudert Teerbrocken in einen Lastwagen. Direkt dahinter glättet eine Walze den frischen dampfenden Asphalt. Bauarbeiter schufteten das ganze Wochenende am Friederikenplatz durch, machten die Straße wieder fit. Autofahrer brauchten aber starke Nerven. Am Samstag gab es vor der Baustelle und auf den Umleitungen immer wieder Staus. Jetzt…

Steven Gerrard: Rangers job a ‘no-brainer’ for Liverpool myth, says Alan Shearer 0

Steven Gerrard: Rangers job a ‘no-brainer’ for Liverpool myth, says Alan Shearer

Gerrard has combined punditry work with his role as Liverpool Under-18 coachSteven Gerrard taking the Rangers manager’s job is a « no-brainer », says former England captain Alan Shearer. BBC Scotland understands talks between the club and ex-Liverpool midfielder Gerrard, 37, have progressed well and he is said to be keen to take charge. « He’ll be able…